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    About FDA public advisory committees, calendar of meetings, meeting materials, how to become an advisory committee member, guidance, and FAQs.

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    About Advisory Committees

    The FDA uses committees and panels to obtain independent expert advice on scientific, technical, and policy matters.

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    About Advisory Committees

    How to become a member of an advisory committee, common questions, and the laws, regulations, and guidances that govern the committees

    Advisory Committees

    FDA's advisory committees are established to provide functions which support the agency's mission of protecting and promoting the public health, while meeting the requirements set forth in the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Committees are either mandated by statute or established at the discretion of the Department of Health and Human Services. Each committee is subject to renewal at two-year intervals unless the committee charter states otherwise.

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    Advisory Committee Oversight and Management Staff
    Office of the Commissioner

    (800) 741-8138
    (301) 443-0572

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    10903 New Hampshire Ave
    Silver Spring, MD 20993
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